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Artesian is back – and disco drinks are on the menu

The new menu features 12 of the 1970s' most iconic drinks, including the Harvey Wallbanger and Cosmopolitan, with an Artesian twist.

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New measures announced as being legal requirements in Scottish hospitality sector

Mandatory customer data collection and other measures to come into force from Friday 14 August in a effort to enable consistency across the sector.

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Trade talk: How are UK venues navigating reopening during Covid-19?

As venues embark on a ‘new normal’, Robyn Black and Millie Milliken spoke to UK operators large and small to see how they are feeling about reopening.

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Trade associations dispute speculations that pubs would have to close again

Trade associations reacted to claims that pubs in England may need to close again to allow schools to reopen in September, calling for more clarity on the matter and warning the government on its potentially devastating consequences.

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Majority of hospitality businesses join Eat Out to Help Out scheme

According to a survey conducted by trade body UKHospitality, the majority of Britain’s hospitality businesses are joining the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

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Opinion: Can the set menu save restaurants?

As the UK restaurant industry navigates reduced covers and new customer demand – not to mention no shows – some venues are turning to set menus to weather the storm. Could they be the industry's saviour? Perhaps, says Millie Milliken.

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Deliveroo unveils new dine-in ordering tool for on-trade venues

Leading food delivery firm Deliveroo has launched Table Service, a new contactless dine-in tool that allows customers to order via the Deliveroo app in pubs, bars and restaurants.

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Normal service will not be resumed: Drinking trends after lockdown

As soon as 4 July arrived many venues opened their doors and welcomed back customers. It’s not like before though, lockdown has transformed the landscape and operators will need to adapt to prosper post-Covid. Lucy Britner and Michelle Perrett report.

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

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Majority of hospitality businesses join Eat Out to Help Out scheme

According to a survey conducted by trade body UKHospitality, the majority of Britain’s hospitality businesses are joining the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

News |  People & Places

Opinion: Can the set menu save restaurants?

As the UK restaurant industry navigates reduced covers and new customer demand – not to mention no shows – some venues are turning to set menus to weather the storm. Could they be the industry's saviour? Perhaps, says Millie Milliken.

News |  People & Places

Deliveroo unveils new dine-in ordering tool for on-trade venues

Leading food delivery firm Deliveroo has launched Table Service, a new contactless dine-in tool that allows customers to order via the Deliveroo app in pubs, bars and restaurants.

News |  People & Places

Normal service will not be resumed: Drinking trends after lockdown

As soon as 4 July arrived many venues opened their doors and welcomed back customers. It’s not like before though, lockdown has transformed the landscape and operators will need to adapt to prosper post-Covid. Lucy Britner and Michelle Perrett report.

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Imbibe Live Online: Four ways to look after your employees in their return to work

As part of our Imbibe Live Online event, Rishi Malliwal (SGM Law) spoke to Humble Grape's James Dawson, Lyndsay Jones from The Alchemist and Everyday People's Kat Hounsell about how to look after staff in the return to work during Covid-19. Here are some useful tips.

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Hospitality Action unveils ‘Invisible Chips’ campaign

Hospitality Action has launched a new charity initiative to support reopening on-trade venues.

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Diageo recovery fund goes live in the UK today

The fund is part of the $100m global ‘Raising the Bar’ campaign. In the UK, the move includes support in the form of permanent sanitiser dispense units, medical grade hand sanitiser and a range of PPE for outlets.

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Tales from the floor: The on-trade on the first day back behind the bar

Bars, restaurants and pubs across the UK have been racing to get their venues ready for reopening on 4 July. So, how did it all go? We found out.

News |  People & Places

Imbibe Live Online: Four ways to look after your employees in their return to work

As part of our Imbibe Live Online event, Rishi Malliwal (SGM Law) spoke to Humble Grape's James Dawson, Lyndsay Jones from The Alchemist and Everyday People's Kat Hounsell about how to look after staff in the return to work during Covid-19. Here are some useful tips.

News |  People & Places

Hospitality Action unveils ‘Invisible Chips’ campaign

Hospitality Action has launched a new charity initiative to support reopening on-trade venues.

News |  Beer & Cider

Diageo recovery fund goes live in the UK today

The fund is part of the $100m global ‘Raising the Bar’ campaign. In the UK, the move includes support in the form of permanent sanitiser dispense units, medical grade hand sanitiser and a range of PPE for outlets.

News |  People & Places

Tales from the floor: The on-trade on the first day back behind the bar

Bars, restaurants and pubs across the UK have been racing to get their venues ready for reopening on 4 July. So, how did it all go? We found out.